Benefits of Mindfulness Meditation:
|• Increases awareness
• Improves focus and attention
• Cultivates compassion
• Provides clarity of mind
• Accesses resources for healing
• Cultivates resilience
|• Reduces stress and anxiety
• Decreases anxiety and worry
• Reduces anger and hostility
• Prevents relapse of depression
• Prevents substance abuse
• Reduces intolerance
What Is Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction?
Anderson Cooper explores mindfulness in a segment on CBS 60 Minutes, including interviews with the ‘father of MBSR’ Jon Kabat-Zinn.
Mindfulness in Education
U.S. Congressman Tim Ryan (D,Ohio): National Leader for Mental Health, Safe Schools, Mindfulness in Education visited three inner-city public schools.
Video: Congressman Ryan with local leadership and school children engaging in Mindfulness-Based practices at Arcola Lakes Elementary in Liberty City, Miami